The Island of Gozo

PEACeful nature | Welcoming Locals | ADVENTURES OUTDOORS

Only a few miles separate the two islands of Malta and Gozo but they are a world apart. Your visit to our little island will start (and end) on a marvellous ferry ride. Gozo shares many of the bigger island’s characteristics but is quieter, greener and more pristine. You will find quaint villages, beautiful beaches and bays with crystal clear water but what will stand out is the slower-paced way of life. 

Whether you wish to unplug or seek adventure, there is something for you on Gozo. From thrilling outdoor activities to more placid countryside walks. The island barely measures nine kilometres by fourteen kilometers and is very easy to go around, whether by bus or with your own vehicle. Population is around 33,000. 

Gozo is still undiscovered by the masses and you will never feel crowded. Here you will find a tranquil beauty and peaceful serenity this is hard to match anywhere else in the world. 


Pristine Nature &
Idyllic Valleys

Explore Wied il-Ghasri (if you can find it!) or meander through Ramla Valley. You may want to climb Merzuq Hill and stand by Christ the Saviour statue. 


Peaceful Beaches &
Charming Bays

Walk barefoot on Ramla Beach’s scorching red sand. But there are so many other quiet beaches to discover. Xlendi, Marsalforn and Hondoq or you can take a boat to the Blue Lagoon on the small island of Comino.


Quiet Villages &
Welcoming Locals

Grab a coffee and pastizzi (you can thank us later) in one of Victoria’s busy squares. Mingle with the locals and you will get to know a few secrets. Step in one of the churches (there are many) which are richly decorated. 


Crystal Clear Waters &
Stunning Underwaterworld

Gozo is a divers’ paradise with some wonderful locations and wrecks to explore. If diving is not for you, grab a mask and just snorkel around the coast.


Dramatic Coastline &
Unique Rock Formations

An evening stroll along the sheer cliffs of Dwejra, Ta’ Cenc or Sanap will regale you will stunning scenery. The natural window at Wied il-Mielaħ on Gozo’s north coast is worth a visit too. 


Full of history & culture

Did you know that a tiny island like Gozo hosts two wonderful operas featuring international and local talent every year? If opera is not your scene there is still plenty to see. Victoria’s imposing Citadel, the 5000-year old Ggantija Temples and much more.

"Gozo - the hidden pearl of the Mediterranean Sea”

Activities in Gozo

Gozo is the destination for those who seek a relaxing holiday that allows to unplug and recharge batteries in the islands peaceful and untouched nature with only the criquets & birds chirping in the background and the sound of the waves crashing on the rocks. Multiple walking, hiking and biking routes for all levels allow invite to stroll through the nature and reset one’s mind.   

Also adventure lovers will find numerous exciting activities for a thrilling holiday in Gozo. With it’s crystal clear waters and serene underwaterworld free & scuba divers have many dive sites to explore; reefs, wrecks and submerged caves. Those who prefer to stay on the surface should try a kayaking tour around Gozo and explore the hidden caves and beaches along the coastline. Also boat tours or renting a self-drive boat promise a fun day at sea. 

Things to do:

  • Free & Scuba Diving 
  • Walking & Hiking Tours
  • Mountain Biking 
  • Quad & Segway Tours 
  • Boat tours & Self-Hire
  • Yoga Safari
  • Kayaking 
  • Jetski & Banana Boat 
Kayaking to Comino


Useful Information about Gozo

Getting to Gozo

The closest international airport is in Malta (Luqa) and also the car ferry from Sicily arrives  in Malta. However  from Malta it is only a 17 mins ferry ride (car & passenger ferrry) from Cirkewwa with ferries departing every 30 – 45 mins. 

Since 2021 there are also fast ferries (passengers only) directly from Valletta to Gozo which take about 45 mins. 

From the airport there is a direct bus to Cirkewwa which takes about 1.5 hours and costs around 2 EUR. 

Getting Around

Gozo has a well working public bus net which costs 1.50 to 2 EUR (depending on season) for 2 hours. 

Also taxis will be waiting at most tourists high spots and Malta’s answer to Uber is called Bolt. 

If you prefer to rent transport yourself, there are multiple companies offering car, scooter, bike, quad/ATV and buggies and even self-drive boats. 

Useful Info

Official language: Maltese & English 

Currency: Euro 

Healthcare: Gozo Hospital located in Victoria Emergency Nr.: 112